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We have always supported fundamental research because this creates the prerequisites for major breakthroughs. Fundamental research in the natural and technical sciences is also a prerequisite for developing a world-class life science ecosystem and for preparing the basis for new knowledge and groundbreaking discoveries that benefit people and society.

Our goals are to:

  • Support curiosity-driven research
  • Build capacity and expertise and create optimal conditions within important scientific fields
  • Contribute to a diverse and inclusive academic community that provides opportunities for the most talented researchers to immerse themselves in creative research
  • Drive cross- and interdisciplinary collaborations that can pave the way for new solutions to complex societal challenges
  • Strengthen international collaboration that creates world-class research

Projects and initiatives we have supported

Fundamental research